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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 381
PUBLIC HEALTH: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 381.00779
381.00779 Practice requirements.
(1) A tattoo establishment or temporary establishment must:
(a) Display an active license for the establishment in a manner that is easily visible to the public at all times while tattooing is performed at the establishment.
(b) Ensure that each tattoo artist and guest tattoo artist, while practicing tattooing at the establishment, meets all applicable requirements of ss. 381.00771-381.00791.
(c) Maintain sanitary conditions of the establishment at all times.
(d) Comply with all state and local health codes and ordinances.
(e) Allow the department to inspect the establishment pursuant to subsection (4).
(f) Comply with s. 381.0098 and rules adopted under that section.
(2) A tattoo artist or guest tattoo artist must:
(a) Display his or her active license in a manner that is easily visible to the public at all times while practicing tattooing.
(b) Practice tattooing exclusively at an establishment licensed under ss. 381.00771-381.00791.
(c) Maintain sanitary conditions of the establishment at all times.
(d) Comply with all state and local health codes and ordinances.
(3) A tattoo artist or guest tattoo artist may tattoo the body of a minor child only to the extent authorized in s. 381.00787. A tattoo establishment or temporary establishment must keep, for the period prescribed by the department, each written notarized consent submitted under s. 381.00787(2)(c) by the parent or legal guardian of a minor child who is tattooed at the establishment.
(4) The department may inspect and investigate each tattoo establishment and temporary establishment as necessary to ensure compliance with ss. 381.00771-381.00791. However, the department shall inspect each tattoo establishment at least annually and shall inspect each temporary establishment before and, as necessary, during a convention or similar event with which the establishment is connected.
History.s. 5, ch. 2010-220.